Summertime at a water park might not be the safest spot for a snowman, but that isn’t stopping Olaf from teaming up with Kristoff to host the inaugural Frozen Games at Disney’s Blizzard Beach, running from May 27 through August 21 at the Walt Disney World resort.
It’s time for a BOGO fiesta, because Legoland Florida is celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year with an exclusive buy one/get one free offer on its annual passes.
In Summer of 2015, Universal Orlando’s official blog confirmed the temporary closure of The Incredible Hulk Coaster on Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure for a renovation from Sept. 8, 2015 to an undisclosed date in Summer 2016. We knew this was a considerable amount of time for the refurbishment to be merely a new coat of paint, and indeed we’ve seen the extent of this process since the ride’s closure.
By Gavin Hatch This week we look around Disney Springs as some of the walls around Town Center have come down and we can see the spring water.
If you happen to love Mickey Mouse and multi-million dollar homes in equal measure, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort has just announced plans for the high-end real estate development’s newest phase, the Kingswell neighborhood.
Muppet fans may want to make their way to Tampa before the month is out, because Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is hosting exclusive Sesame Street Safari of Fun weekends during May 14 through 22, 2016.
I-Drive 360 is spinning in circles this week to celebrate the first birthday of its anchor attraction, the Orlando Eye, on May 4, 2016.
This week, the Daycation Family takes a trip to WonderWorks for their FIRST EVER visit.
The expansion of Disney Springs is getting even sweeter, because Sprinkles Bakery is opening a new outlet featuring one of its unusual Cupcake ATMs at the Walt Disney World dining and entertainment complex on May 15, 2016.
Epcot’s most popular attraction is about return after a huge update, and Walt Disney World has unveiled some new details about Soarin’ Around the World ahead of its June 17 opening in Florida.
Happy couples look for a magical place to tie the knot at Walt Disney World now have an enchanting new option, as Disney is now offering Magic Kingdom weddings in the East Plaza Gardens during park operating hours.
By Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch This week we fly over London, set sail on the happiest cruise that ever sailed, go into the hundred acre wood, and experience much more in this first part of Unlocking The Magic: Fantasyland.
By Banks Lee A look back at the week of Tweeted photos from @Attractions Twitter feed
Thrill ride fans will be unleashed in Louisville this weekend as Kentucky Kingdom premieres Storm Chaser, a unique steel roller coaster from Rocky Mountain Construction.
With seemingly every weekend now occupied by a runDisney event at one theme park or another, Disney’s popular foot races are expanding into your neighborhood with the newly announced 2016 runDisney Virtual Running Shorts series.
The worlds of theme parks and theater will collide next month when Jeff Jones’s new comedy The Animatronicans debuts on May 18 at the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival.
World-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey will host Mako’s queue line video and paint a mural for the ride’s debut as part of his new partnership with SeaWorld Parks, focused on raising awareness about ocean health and researching the plight of sharks in the wild.
American fans of Disney theme parks might find themselves green with envy when they see the ambitious new expansions — including unique attractions inspired by Beauty and the Beast and Big Hero 6 — that the Oriental Land Company has announced are coming to the Tokyo Disney Resort by 2020.
The movie and theme park industries were rocked today when Comcast, parent company of NBC and Universal Studios, announced it was acquiring Dreamworks Animation — home of Shrek and Kung Fu Panda — for $3.8 billion dollars.
DreamWorks Animation, which creates animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related consumer products, will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures, Fandango, and NBCUniversal Brand Development.
Hosts Banks Lee and Elisa Goldman bring you this week’s theme park and attraction news. On this week’s episode:
Goodbye Wet ’n Wild: This is the last year for Wet ’n Wild Orlando. We chronicle its history.
Q&A: Dolphin Trainer: A SeaWorld animal trainer talks about her life with animals.
Skipper Ben's Top 10: Places to Live It Up: There are a lot of ways to spend a lot of money at the theme parks. Here are the most fun.
New Acts at Cirque Du Solell: See what’s new at Disney Springs’ La Nouba.
Skipper Canteen Review, Omni Orlando Resort, news, rumors and much more!
- The Rumor Queue: The rumored future of Universal Orlando’s Marvel Super Hero Island posted on May 3, 2016
- The Rumor Queue: Could ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ be replacing California’s Tower of Terror? posted on May 11, 2016
- Universal Orlando unveils Skull Island King Kong animatronic posted on May 16, 2016
- Universal releases new Incredible Hulk Coaster details posted on May 9, 2016
- Tips to become a Galactic Hero on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin posted on April 10, 2012
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